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STEM Scholars Program (High School): Finding Journal Articles

Strategies & tips for locating resources for your research projects

Database Search

ISSP Power Search
Limit Your Results

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Changing Database Selection

Do you need to make changes to your database selections?  This quick video shows you how!

Video How-To

Watch this video for database search tips and how to request article copies!

Sample Subject Headings

  • Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Biomedicine
  • Genetic engineering
  • Bioethics
  • Angiosperms
  • Chemistry
  • Molecular orbitals
  • Physical organic chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Synthesis
  • Organic compounds
  • Spectrum analysis
  • Force and energy
  • Physics
  • Algebra
  • Number Theory
  • Algorithms
  • Mathematical Constants
  • Nonlinear Theories
  • Spherical Trigonometry

Search Tips

  • Experiment with a variety of keywords and subject headings
  • Use "advance search" options to limit to full text, peer review, date ranges and more
  • Selecting the correct database or combination of databases can save you time when looking for articles

Full Text Finder

This video will walk you through searching for full text availability of journal in our library.  This can be helpful if you have a specific journal article you are looking for or if you want to browse a publication.

Click here to begin searching Full Text Finder!